CDA Institute is recruiting! – Application Deadline January 5, 2020



The CDA Institute is seeking two highly qualified Associate Editors with expertise in either Canadian defense policy and/or international security. These are volunteer positions requiring approximately 10 hours per month of commitment. The mandate will last 6 months and may be renewed for up to one year.


option a) PhD (ABD is acceptable) with strong publication record

option b) an advanced career in defence and security with good publications track record

Value Proposition

We are committed to shaping the experience according to where you are in your career: whether you are seeking opportunities to advance along your tenure track, or if you are aspiring to get into a tenure track, or use your experiences in the field to shape the discourse around security and defence in Canada. Most of all, this represents a unparalleled opportunity to connect with the epicentre of Canada’s defense and security community and raise your profile in the eyes of key stakeholders in the field. We will be using our social media (6k followers) and publications to highlight your contributions and help garner attention to your publications, past and present. You will also be invited to attend our Vimy Gala and Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence free of charge (value approx. $1,000).


research and conference design: we will reach out to you for advice on how the CDA Institute generates content and events

overseeing peer-review processes

building the team of research fellows and contributors to our research clusters

content editing

visioning the publication agenda for relevance and timeliness


How to apply:

You must provide a CV as well as a short cover letter explaining your interest, time availability, areas of specialization, and any past experiences that makes your suitable for the job (this does not need to be too formal; an email will suffice).

Send to no later than January 5, 2020, 23:59 EST.



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